Eggplant Ricotta Penne Pasta

One of the things I like best about where we live is the plethora of neighborhood restaurants.  At the end of our block you’ll find Japanese, two Italian, Chinese, Korean BBQ, Thai, two pubs, Indian and Rock ‘n Rose (not sure how to describe this last one, but their tagline is “food, passion, glamour”).  No chains; all local, mostly family-run, unique places.…

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Sausage, Pepper and Onion Sandwiches

No more “but I don’t know what to make”.   This recipe eliminates that favorite excuse we all use to put off inviting people over for dinner.  Good timing as one of America’s favorite entertaining holidays, 4th of July, is right around the corner.  And what’s better than sharing a lovely meal in the summer sun with a few beers and family and…

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